Pharoah Sanders, from his "Live in Paris" album, (1975)
From Ella Fitzgerald to Pharoah Sanders, from ragtime to jazz fusion, this is a research guide to jazz resources at Mason Libraries. Find reference materials, scores, transcriptions, streaming albums, and more by following the tabs on the left!
This library subject guide provides basic information on how to conduct library research on the topic of Jazz. Click below or on the tabs on the left to get started.
Find Reference Sources to provide context for your topic.
Find Books in Mason Libraries and elsewhere.
Find Articles with music-specific database indexes that point to articles and studies on your topic
Find Scores and sheet music to study and perform, in print and online.
Find Streaming Media to listen to jazz recordings and watch jazz videos.
Find Diverse Resources to discover musical literature and scholarship from people of different backgrounds and cultures.
Join Professional Organizations to guide your post-college endeavors.
Discover Educational Resources around the web.
Write & Cite: learn about citation styles and Zotero software.
Get Help: set up an appointment or learn about library workshops.
George Mason University Libraries house a small space for music collections and research on the 2nd Floor of Fenwick (2604). In this area, you will find all music books, scores, audio recordings, and media players. This area also has study tables and study rooms for music students, and is home to the office of the Music and Media Librarian.
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